The Mega Millions jackpot now stands at $502 million after Tuesday's drawing yielded no winners.
Friday's jackpot is estimated to be $502 million, one of the largest jackpot's in the game's history. A ticket sold in Manheim, Lancaster County, for the March 17 Powerball drawing is worth a $456.7 million annuity value or almost $274 million cash.
With the current jackpot, the cash payout option is $274.5 million.
A New Hampshire woman won $559.7 million in a Powerball jackpot in January. Since becoming a millionaire, Missler has kept up his social media accounts but moved out of the Tampa Bay Area. Additionally, the game has generated more than $363 million for Florida students and schools.
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Three tickets had 4-out-of-5 winning numbers, plus the Mega Ball. Mega Millions ticket play is being rolled out initially in Texas and New Hampshire, and will soon be available nationwide. There was no jackpot victor.
The overall odds of winning the jackpot are one in 302,575,350. Tickets for Tuesday's drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. and the drawing will be held at 11 p.m.
Lottery officials announced early Wednesday that no winning tickets were sold.